May 9, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Spring is time for nuisance bears

Many wild animals may be spotted this time of year after being absent during the winter months. More...

Borough leaders plan CDBG funds hearing

Huntingdon Borough Council grants administrator Maureen Safko recently informed council a portion of money set aside for street light replacement from the borough’s 2015 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding can be used elsewhere.&nb More...

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Local News

‘Miracle Tour’ rider ready to roll

A Mount Union woman with a passion for motorcycles will be hitting the road this summer to once again represent her hometown’s support for critically ill children.  More...

Police Log

Burglary  SHIRLEY TWP. — State police at Huntingdon are investigating an attempted burglary on Green Avenue during which a window and door were damaged between 5:30 p.m. May 3 and 7:45 a.m. May 4.  Harassment   More...

Saxton Community Library

The library will be closed for the Memorial Day holiday Friday, May 27, through Monday, May 30, and will reopen at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 31. We hope that everyone has a safe and happy holiday weekend. More...

General News

Powerball winner yet to claim prize

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The winner of the $429.6 million Powerball jackpot has yet to come forward to claim the prize, as the New Jersey store that sold the winning ticket celebrates. More...

Emma and Noah are top baby names

WASHINGTON (AP) — On baby names, at least, divided Americans can generally agree: Emma and Noah are tops.  And don’t name your child Isis.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Cubs come back to beat Nationals 4-3 in 13 innings

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs walked Washington star Bryce Harper a record-tying six times, then beat the Nationals 4-3 when Javier Baez homered in the 13th inning Sunday for a fourgame sweep. More...

Cavs sweep Hawks; Thunder pull even

ATLANTA (AP) — Kevin Love scored 27 points, LeBron James hit a huge shot with 39.2 seconds to go and the Cleveland Cavaliers finished off their second straight playoff sweep, beating the Atlanta Hawks 100-99 Sunday to advance to the Eastern Con More...

Lightning finish off Islanders 4-0

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Victor Hedman scored twice and Ben Bishop stopped 28 shots Sunday, helping the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the New York Islanders 4-0 and reach the Eastern Conference final for the second straight year. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Forgive sister for being cowardly

Dear Annie: I have suffered with lymphoma for 17 years, but praise God, I am doing well now. Ten years ago, my sister, “June,” was tested to see if she could be a bone marrow donor. More...

Hints from Heloise

Caulking conundrum

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about caulk or silicone waste. A reader wrote: “As homeowners for many years, we’re always doing some kind of fixing of something. More...

Checking up on health

Penny Shope, lead mammographer at the J.C. Blair Women’s Imaging Center, left, gave information to Galene Harkleroad of Huntingdon at the fifth annual wellness check event at the J.C. More...

Youth give back through project

For the second year in a row, Juniata Valley kindergartners teamed up with Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful for a beautification service project. More...

Vendors participate in home show

Zach Lease, left, and brother Sean, center, of Rock Solid Contracting Inc. More...

State  Free Access 

Penn State settlements covered 1971 Sandusky abuse claim

Penn State’s legal settlements with Jerry Sandusky’s accusers cover alleged abuse dating to 1971, which was 40 years before his arrest, the university said Sunday, providing the first confirmation of the time frame of abuse claims that ha More...

State FBI sting: Prelude to more corruption arrests?

HARRISBURG (AP) — The FBI’s approach to a campaign cash sting that snared a onetime top aide to former Pennsylvania Democratic Gov. More...

Professor’s airplane math didn’t equal airplane threat

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An Ivy League professor said his flight was delayed because a fellow passenger thought the math equations he was writing might be a sign he was a terrorist.  American Airlines confirms that the woman expressed suspicion More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, May 9 Humane Society p The Huntingdon County Humane Society fundraising committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the shelter, located at 11371 Schoolhouse Hollow Road, Huntingdon. The meeting is open to all interested individuals. More...

Local Sports

Curve top Richmond 6-2

Jose Osuna and Stetson Allie cranked back-to-back home runs in the bottom of the seventh as the Altoona Curve finished a three-game sweep of the Richmond Flying Squirrels with a 6-2 win on Mother’s Day afternoon at Peoples Natural Gas Field&nbs More...

Sellers wins TJ; named Field Athlete of Year

Landmark Conference Track & Field:

The Eagles came in fourth in the Landmark Championships held at Oller Track on Sunday. Senior Huntingdon product Alissa Sellers was the top finisher for the team in day two of the competition.  More...

Goucher men beat JC 7-2 to capture title

Landmark Conference Tennis:

After a loss to Goucher earlier this season, the Juniata men’s tennis team knew that they would see the Gophers again. The rematch took place in the Landmark Conference Championship on Sunday afternoon.  More...

People/Pastimes

Boy Scout Troop 25 holds spring court of honor

Boy Scout Troop 25 recently held its spring court of honor to recognize scouts who advanced in rank and to kick off the spring and summer camping season. More...

The Dollar Stretcher

Quick room renewal Want a quick way to give a room a new look? Just paint one wall. Not only is it easy to do, but also usually one quart of paint will do the job, so it doesn’t cost much either. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, May 10, 2016: More...

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